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$1 Million 24-Carat Gold Vacuum Cleaner Defines Wretched Excess, Has its Own Rap Song

Posted By Timon Singh On July 3, 2012 @ 6:26 pm In carousel showcase,Green Rant,News | 2 Comments

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There are mainly pointless designed object in the world, but this has got to top the list of wretched excess.  GoVacuum.com [1] has created a 24-carat gold vacuum cleaner [2] that comes with the hefty price tag of $1 million. If you can afford to buy this contraption, the chances that you do your own house cleaning are very, very slim.

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While you may think this garish gadget is a joke, GoVacuum is quick to quell such rumors – they describe their GoVacuum GV62711 [2] as a ‘one-of-a-kind, commercial grade, 24k gold-plated, cleaning machine’. However Justin Haver, Vice President of sales and marketing at the firm is clearly on another planet. In a statement [3], he said: “This isn’t a joke, a fake product or publicity stunt as many people have thought.”

“Six months ago I got up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom and was blinded by golden light in my half-asleep daze, I thought why is there not a gold vacuum for sale? So, it took us about six months into creating the GV62711 24k gold-plated vacuum.” “Is it worth its weight in gold? No, but even the status and exclusivity of owning a vacuum like this can’t be measured in dollar and cents.”

Yes. Quite. We don’t know what kind of world Mr Havers lives in, but if anyone I knew purchased such an object, he would be ridiculed within an inch of his life… before I asked him for a loan. Clearly this horrific household item is for the millionaire who is so egotistical he has to make sure his cleaner’s products are as bling as his lifestyle.

GoVacuum.com [1] has produced 100 of the special cleaners, but we’d be surprised if they sold one. However if you are curious – the vacuum cleaner is powered by a 10 amp motor and is equipped with a 14′ wide cleaning nozzle and anti-marring urethane wheels. The company even has a rap song promoting their one-of-a-kind vacuum. Watch at your peril.

+ GoVacuum.com [1]

Via Daily Mail [3]


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[1]  GoVacuum.com: http://www.govacuum.com/

[2] a 24-carat gold vacuum cleaner: http://www.govacuum.com/26132-Million-Dollar-Vacuum-Cleaner-Model-GV62711-UPC-60893974724.aspx

[3] In a statement: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2167665/GoVacuum-GV62711-24-carat-vacuum-cleaner-provide-idle-rich-incentive-housework.html

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